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The Way People Live - Life in War-Torn Bosnia (The Way People Live) by Diane Yancey

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Published by Lucent Books .
Written in English


  • European history: from c 1900 -,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995,
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Eastern Europe - Balkan Republics,
  • Humanities,
  • People & Places - Other,
  • Bosnia and Hercegovina,
  • History,
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8613228M
ISBN 101560063262
ISBN 109781560063261

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One of the best third-party accounts of the civil war in the s is this book by Misha Glenny, a British journalist who reported on the civil war for the BBC and now writes for The that the book covers the outbreak and ensuing conflict around the region, it is not exclusively about Bosnia, but the wider picture is necessary to fully understand why the conflict happened and why. Bosnia’s capital has an Ottoman core, Austro-Hungarian pedestrian areas, skyscrapers and shopping malls. Endless cafés fill the streets, and Bosnian food is available in all parts of the city. Locals tend to be warm and welcoming to guests, with a relaxed approach to life and work.   Upwards of , people died during the war and the country is still recuperating in many ways (though it has also made a remarkable recovery). During the Siege of Sarajevo which lasted 1, days, people were without water, electricity, and supplies. Bear in mind that Bosnia was a very westernized, modern country when the war broke out.   Bosnian War rape survivors speak of their suffering 25 years on. It ranks among the worst atrocities in modern European history: the genocidal rape .

Get this from a library! War-torn Bosnia. [Helen Cothran;] -- Presents a collection of firsthand accounts of the war in Bosnia covering such topics as the causes of the war, atrocities, the siege of Sarajevo, media coverage, and peacekeeping efforts. This book left me breathless. After interviewing Amra, I was very curious about her story and once I began reading I could not put her book down. The Cat I Never Named is, quite simply, an emotional roller coaster. Spanning the period from to , Amra tells the story of her life in war-torn Bosnia/5(33). Being a young person in Bosnia-Herzegovina is both very nice and ugly feeling. Nice in a way because, despite the all the negative adjectives that could be used to describe social, economic and political situation of this country, I like living he.   Bosnian War, ethnically rooted war in Bosnia and Herzegovina that took place from to After years of bitter fighting between Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims), Serbs, and Croats as well as the Yugoslav army, a NATO-imposed final cease-fire was negotiated at Dayton, Ohio, U.S., in